Nuclear Blast

16th September 2017

As many 5k laps as you can in 2 hours – £64.00*

LAST DATE FOR TICKET TRANSFER TO ANOTHER 2017 RACE OR PERSON IS MIDNIGHT FRIDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER

*prices shown exclude booking fees

Race Details

Nuclear Blast is a 5km obstacle loaded multi-lap course over mixed, muddy terrain suitable for all levels of fitness. Fun, exhilarating and achievable, it’s the night-time Blackout course but in daylight! Excellent introductory experience for first time obstacle racers.

Nuclear Blast Deals

To take advantage of our deals  select ‘BOOK NOW’ below. At the end of the booking process you will have the option to ‘upgrade’ and purchase the deal you require.

Dryrobe sizing guide

SHORT SLEEVE

SMALL : – Length : 90cm long from shoulder body change space 75cm wide. (Suitable from age 8-15 & small adults up to 5’3 approx).

ADULT : Length : 1.2m long from shoulder body change space 84cm wide, The Adult size suits 5’1″ upwards”. Dryrobe® The outdoor change robe. A weather-proof change robe. Get changed inside it!

LONG SLEEVE

If you take the original dryrobe concept, cross it with the old school Swim Parka combine that with the versatility of a zip front Poncho and then add all the functions & super warmth of the dryrobe Advance, you get the Dryrobe LS. (long sleeve).

MEDIUM : Length : 1.2m long from shoulder body change space 79cm wide and shorter arm length. The Medium size suits 5′ up to 6′ – Slim fit – ideal for the smaller woman or slim build.

LARGE : Length : 1.2m long from shoulder body change space 84cm wide, The Adult size suits 5’1″ up to 6’4″ – lots of room to change inside.

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Race Information

Race Format

  • Run as many 5km laps at night as you can or would like to in 2 hours  (For example, if you cross the line at 1 hour 59 minutes you can continue on your final lap and be in with a chance of winning the race)
  • Great introduction for families & newbies, but also challenging for experienced obstacle racers
  • Muddy obstacles and terrain
  • Over 30+ high quality obstacles, both natural and man-made.
  • Fun and challenging – suitable for all levels of fitness and age
  • Involves camaraderie and teamwork
  • Suitable for charities & fundraising
  • Water on the course is no deeper than 4-5′
  • Every entrant is chip-timed
  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • There are water stations on the course and in the event village
  • Professional medical attendance in the event village and on the course
  • Course health and safety checked
  • Every entrant will receive a Blast 2017 Nuclear Survivor medal and #MuddyMug with hot drink at the finish

Before the day

On the day

The Course

  1. Water Stations: There are 4 x mains connected water-stations on12k course & 3 x water-stations on 6k. There’s x 1 water-station in the event village.
  2. Litter: We do not supply energy gels/foods. If you use them, please be mindful of our countryside & eat them either at an obstacle or put in the bin at water stations.
  3. Marshalls: are clearly marked in yellow hi-viz Nuclear Races jackets & are at all major obstacles on the course to keep you safe & guide you.

Obstacle Angels: A number of experienced obstacle racers will be on the courses ready to guide & advise #NukerNewbies or seasoned racers at trickier obstacles – where technique helps. Angels are marked in white hi-viz jackets.

Spectators

We encourage you to bring your friends and family to come along and watch. They’ll need to sign in at registration before entering the event village.

Spectators are reminded that entering our private land is at their own risk. The entire event is Health & Safety checked prior to & throughout race day. Spectators must make their own decision as to whether they can reach or undertake the journey to spectating areas, which due to the nature of the sport, may be on uneven terrain.

There are excellent spectator obstacle viewing areas in & around the village (first 2k & last 2k). A course map in event village shows spectator accessible zones. Follow the black spectator signs to designated viewing areas. There’s no access to the full course due to safety concerns. Please tell your supporters to adhere to the No Entry signs & not to walk across fields of crops. Well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome, please clear up after them.

Helpful essentials

  • Toilets
  • Ample Free grass field car-parking
  • Selection of good hot/cold food & drinks
  • Licensed Boom Bar – beer, cider, soft drinks. Live bands, seating. Cards accepted.
  • A range of trade stands including Nuclear Merchandise Shop – kit & accessories. Cards accepted
  • SV Sports Therapy Injury Specialists, pre & post race sports massage

Official Nuclear Photographs

On the day of the Nuclear event, there are more than 8 official photographers situated around the course.

The photographers are at 8 different points around the course to get shots of individual runners.  They also take photos of runners crossing the Finish Line, capturing the big moment for them to keep. After the Finish Line you can take your FINISHER photo and MEDAL shot, just look out for the bright Orange vests – and remember to smile!

  • LIVE RANKING RESULTS/TIME UPDATES in the RACE VILLAGE: Provisional live results are available on race day. We’ll post results on our website as soon as the chip timing team have verified them. Please bear with us while this is being done.
  • AFTER PARTY: Get stuck in, find a bale, soak up & share your post race achievement & muddy experience with the others from the #NuclearFamily & obstacle racing community. Licensed Boom Bar, live bands, seating, kids climbing wall, chilled festival vibe.